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Search Smarter, Search Faster


Search Smarter, Search Faster

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A You-Tube video that explains in a fun way how to conduct more efficient searches in library databases.  It explains how to use keywords and synonyms and the words "or" and "and" to gain better results from your searches. 
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: October 09, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 20, 2013
Keywords: Databases, finding articles, Searching, boolean searching



Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Adobe Flash
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure


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Avatar for Sally Robertson
1 year ago

Sally Robertson (Librarian)

This is a well done and entertaining video that explains how to use boolean logic (keywords, synonyms, and, or) to get better results when doing research in library databases. 

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Uses Adobe Flash

Time spent reviewing site: 15 min.